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8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Review – Hong Kong – the only 3 Michelin Star Italian outside of Italy

As you can see from the title of this review, 8½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana is the only Italian restaurant outside of…

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Hibiscus – the final farewell – TTFN

I managed to dine at the 2 Michelin Star Hibiscus before it closed for good on the 1st of October 2016,…

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Birthdays should always involve good restaurants.. Portland for lunch and Frenchie for dinner? Yes Please!

What do you do when you’re tasked with organising a day and night of restaurants for a friend’s birthday? You…

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Berners Tavern for breakfast, Portland for lunch.. This is what you do when friends come to visit. What an afternoon!

I’ve been to Berners Tavern many times now for dinner and lunch but never for breakfast so having an old works reunion…

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Pollen Street Social – Review (Mayfair) I finally made it here

Jason Atherton is chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social and was the former chef-patron of One Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of…

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Murano – Review (Mayfair) My two visits – Angela Hartnett has got serious game

Angela Hartnett MBE worked in the Ramsey stable for 15 years and became the first female chef-patron in 2002 at The…

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Le Gavroche – Review (Mayfair) It’s an institution

Le Gavroche was first opened in 1967 by Michel Roux Snr and Albert Roux.  Originally it was based at 61 Lower Sloane…

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The Palomar Restaurant – Review (Soho) Electronica DJ Come Restauranteur

The pitch for Palomar is a novel one for me, yes it nestles in the heart of Theatreland in Soho but what…

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The Manor (Clapham) Review

People North of the River must think I’ve turned into a southern fairy hanging around in the South so much….